The new “Pants Trawl”

Apr 15 2011

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IMG_0539What if we could double our efficiency by trawling with two nets at the same time?  What if those two nets were attached in some way?  These questions caused us to take off our pants.  Introducing….the PANTS TRAWL!  Seriously, this trawl was a way that we kept ourselves in good spirits.  When you spend weeks at sea there is often very little to do.  It’s important to maintain crew morale with a few jokes here and there.  Anna juggling oranges while wearing the Pants Trawl helped us to have fun with our time and have a good laugh.  But who knows, it could be a new and useful invention!

Dr Marcus Eriksen www.5gyres.org